Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.
Duration of Post
Full Time, Fixed Term Contract until 1st August 2020
The postholder will work within the Centre of Membrane Proteins and Receptors – COMPARE – to develop an original line of research in the use of specialist cell and molecular biology techniques to help increase translation of the research in COMPARE to the clinic.
Main Duties / Responsibilities
The responsibilities may include some but not all of the responsibilities outlined below.
- Apply knowledge in a way which develops new intellectual understanding into the organisation of membrane proteins of relevance to the clinic
- Disseminate research findings for publication, research seminars both internally and externally
- Provide guidance to PhD students where appropriate to the discipline
- Contribute to developing new models, techniques and methods
- Undertake management/administration arising from the use of the microscopes to achieve full cost recovery in five years
- Contribute to COMPARE research-related activities and research-related administration
- Contribute to enterprise, business development and/or public engagement activities of manifest benefit to the College and the University, often under supervision of a project leader
- Collect research data; this may be through a variety of research methods, such as scientific experimentation, literature reviews, and research interviews *
- Present research outputs, including drafting academic publications or parts thereof, for example at seminars and as posters
- Provide guidance, as required, to support staff and any students who may be assisting with the research
- Deal with problems that may affect the achievement of research objectives and deadlines
- Work within specified research grants and projects and contribute to writing bids
- Operate within area of specialism i.e. advanced light microscopy
- Analyse and interpret research findings and results
- Contribute to generating funding
- Contribute to licensing or spin out deals with demonstrated commercial success (such as revenues, asset or company sales, IP generated) and/or public understanding of the discipline or similar.
- Contribute to the planning and organising of the research programme and/or specific research project
- Co-ordinate own work with others to avoid conflict or duplication of effort
- Decide on the most appropriate way of undertaking the specified research activities
- Decide on how to analyse and interpret the data from the specified research activities
- Decide on what knowledge to draw on and how to apply it to develop new intellectual understanding
- Contribute to deciding what information to include in a bid for research funding and how to present the bid to maximise the likelihood of securing the funding
- First degree in area of specialism and normally, a higher degree relevant to research area or equivalent qualifications
- High level analytical capability
- Ability to communicate complex information clearly
- Fluency in relevant models, techniques or methods and ability to contribute to developing new ones
- Ability to assess resource requirements and use resources effectively
- Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes
For informal enquires please contact Steve Watson, S.P.email@example.com, 0121 414 6514.
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